This week, the UK announced it would ban plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds, as campaigners push for the government to go further and ban all single-use non-recyclable plastics.
The Brits have in part been galvanized by the BBC TV series Blue Planet, which explores the wonders of marine life and draws attention to the threats posed to it by pollution. The European Union plans to make all plastics recyclable by 2030; and in other parts of the world, plastic bags, for example, have been outlawed for years.
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John Mc Connell 31 first introduced the idea of a global holiday called "Earth Day" at the 1969 unesco Conference on the Environment. You can contact your writer through our support department if you need to specify some important points to make your work more customized.
A Canadian retiree in Panama is hoping to recycle some of this waste - by using old bottles to build homes in the heart of the Caribbean jungle.
() Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield.
This Earth Day, activists are calling for an end to plastic pollution.
DW has been following the impacts of disposable plastic and efforts to do away with it — by everyone from artists to policymakers. Made from fossil fuels, consuming energy only to be thrown away, piling up in landfills, clogging our oceans, and contaminating food chains — they somehow sum up everything that's wrong with how we treat our planet.
() Tiny particles, bags, bottles: When plastic lands in the ocean, it harms wildlife and the environment.
But how much plastic does end up there, and where does it come from? () Tiny pieces of plastic, or microplastics, are everywhere — despite potentially harmful effects on the environment and human health.